We are pleased to be advised that Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College will make images of men’s and women’s minute books from Muncy Monthly Meeting in Pennsylvania. Muncy Meeting (formerly Catawissa Monthly Meeting) was the source meeting of many Quaker migrants who relocated in Upper Canada at the beginning of the 19th century. . . .
Happy Black History Month! The CFHA has numerous documents and publications that can help you with historical research and inquiry about Black people in Canada.
One such document is the Memorial written about William Allen, a man who was born as a slave in Tennessee and died as a minister at the Yonge St. . . .
We’ve just added a new transcription – Pelham Monthly Meeting 1834 – 1866 (H-7-4).
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A proposition from Michigan Quarterly Meeting to Erase the word “of Ministers and Elders” from a paragraph of the Discipline 22ndpage was considered and united with & the womens Meeting have informed us of their concurrence the proposed change is accordingly adopted The paragraph in future will read thus When a Minister has a concern to make a religious visit to Europe?
We’ve just shared two new transcriptions! Pickering Prep Orthodox 1828-1852 minutes book (O-6-1) and Norwich Monthly Meeting Women’s 1819-49 (H-5-1) are now online. Thanks as always to our wonderful transcription team!
Please note we’ve also made an update to the Pickering Orthodox Monthly Meeting 1842-1870. . . .
The “Tidbits” included in this issue of The Meetinghouse are all taken from transcriptions of meeting minutes recorded at various times and location in the meetings then established in Upper Canada. The excerpts broadly relate to items of business which came before and “claimed the aattention” of the Preparative (PM) or Monthly (MM) meeting. . . .
The following is the list of postings of new minute book transcriptions and other documents which have been added to the CFHA website since the last issue of The Meetinghouse. This list includes new previously unavailable transcriptions of 13 meeting minute books. . . .